‘Absolute disgrace’: Jason Cundy reacts to what he’s hearing about Sancho & Man United fans

Manchester United’s star-studded squad has found themselves in an unexpected wardrobe predicament, resorting to donning replica kits during matches due to the discomfort caused by the tight official Adidas gear.

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This sartorial quagmire has left the sportswear giant, Adidas, scrambling to address the issue following an array of grievances from the Red Devils’ players.

Astonishingly, since the early stages of the league season in August, none of the United players are believed to have sported the official home socks.

Mail Sport reports that this tight-knit conundrum has affected almost every player in the squad, including goalkeeper Andre Onana.

Initially, the Cameroonian international had opted for the professional shirt, designed to have a snugger fit than the ones made for fans.

However, sources now suggest that he has switched to the more relaxed, replica version of the supporter’s shirt, signaling his departure from the uncomfortable official kit.

The twist of irony is hard to miss, considering that United’s goalkeeping department faced a kit-related problem last season when David de Gea contended that his attire was too baggy.

The alterations, evidently without consideration for Onana’s wider frame, have created discomfort for the 27-year-old goalkeeper.

Moreover, a cadre of outfield stars have presented manager Erik ten Hag with concerns about the tightness of the socks around their calves.

Although a number of United players have traditionally resorted to cutting holes in the back of their socks, Ten Hag’s charges have switched to the fan-issued socks since their 2-0 defeat to Spurs in August.

Adidas is expected to rectify the situation within the next month, with one source informing MailSport that the sports titan from Germany is planning some “light amendments.”

The extent to which the kit troubles contribute to United’s recent poor form remains uncertain, with the Red Devils experiencing five losses in their initial 10 league games this season.

Their most recent setback was a humiliating 3-0 loss to local rivals Man City at their home turf.

Upcoming on their schedule is a Carabao Cup showdown at home against Newcastle United, a rematch of last season’s final.

Ten Hag’s team clinched victory on that occasion and must replicate their success to entertain hopes of defending their title.

As the game is set to be televised on Sky Sports, eagle-eyed viewers will have the opportunity to observe the shift in the shirt’s fit from the beginning of the season.

However, for the players, their primary focus remains on advancing to the quarter-finals.

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